Each volume has a volume title page, half-title, and a title page for each play; vol. 1 has a title page for the set and no half title
Does not include the poems
Vol. 5 volume title page lists Macbeth as the third play; it is actually the final play of the volume
Engraved frontispiece portrait (vol. 1) lettered: B. Arlaud del., G. Duchange scul
This is the small paper issue, with gutter margin of approximately .7 cm. There is also a large paper issue printed in 75 copies with approximate height of 25 cm and gutter margin of approximately 1.5 cm. The letterpress of the two issues is identical
"A table of the several editions of Shakespeare's plays, collected by the editor": p. [495-503]
1. Dedication. Preface. Verses on Shakespeare by Milton, Davenant, and Ben Jonson. List of subscribers. The tempest. The midsummer night's dream. The two gentlemen of Verona. Merry wives of Windsor. Measure for measure. Much ado about nothing -- 2. The merchant of Venice. Love's labour's lost. As you like it. Taming the shrew. All's well that ends well. Twelfthnight, or, What you will -- 3. Comedy of errors. Winter's tale. King John. King Richard II. K. Henry IV, Part I, II -- 4. K. Henry V. K. Henry VI, Part I-III. K. Richard III -- 5. K. Henry VIII. K. Lear. Macbeth. Timon of Athens. Titus Andronicus -- 6. Coriolanus. Julius Cæsar. Antony and Cleopatra. Cymbeline -- 7. Troilus and Cressida. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. Othello. A table of editions
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) set: margins clipped in rebinding; leaves containing manuscript notes by Thomas Edwards have been inserted after each play; contains the book-plates of Benjamin Way and Thomas Jolley; editorial ms. notes on end papers of each volume
No table-of-contents pages found. No copyright page found.
Some text faded. Tight margins through out.